January Newsmakers

Experts debate benefits and challenges of new ATA guidelines & differentiated thyroid cancer (EurekAlert)
Features Julie Ann Sosa, MD, MA.

What's the Best Timing for Rectal Cancer Surgery? (WebMD)
Features Christopher Mantyh, MD, FACS.

NCCN Awards Grants to Three Researchers to Investigate Volasertib in Hematologic Malignancies (Bloomberg Business)
Features Anne Beaven, MD.

Triple Negative Breast Cancer: Research for Now and in the Future (Health Central)
Features Kimberly Blackwell, MD.

Disrupting Cell’s Supply Chain Freezes Cancer Virus (DukeToday)

NCDB Study Results Define Optimal Waiting Time Before Surgery Following Chemoradiotherapy (Science Newsline Medicine)
Features Christopher Mantyh, MD, FACS

Researchers Find a Way to Light Up Cancer Cells (Time)
Features David Kirsch, MD

New technology makes tumors glow, aids in surgery (New York Daily News)
Features David Kirsch, MD

New injection illuminates cancer cells 'making it easier for surgeons to locate and remove tumors' (Daily Mail
Features David Kirsch, MD

Glowing tumors could make cancer surgery more successful (UPI)
Features David Kirsch, MD

Fluorescent agent could help surgeons remove all of tumor first time (Medical News Today)

End-of-Life Talk Often Comes Too Late for Blood Cancer Patients (HealthDay.com)
Features Thomas LeBlanc, MD

Active Surveillance Is Appropriate in Certain Patients With Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (Oncology Nurse Advisor)
Features E. Shelley Hwang, MD

For working-age cancer survivors, debt and bankruptcy are common (FOX News)
Features Yousuf Zafar, MD

Debt, Bankruptcy are Rewards for Cancer Survivors (NBC News)
Features Yousuf Zafar, MD

Older Women with Breast Cancer Survive Better with Treatment Therapy (AJMC)
Features Gretchen Kimmick, MD, MS


Single-cell approaches for molecular classification of endocrine tumors (Oncology)
by Koh, James; Allbritton, Nancy; Sosa, Julie